Murtoa Progress Association News

October 14, 2019

Murtoa Cabins on Lake Marma

  Nestled on the foreshore of the picturesque Lake Marma, Murtoa Cabins provide serene accommodation, featuring verandahs with breathtaking sunrise and sunset views. These corrugated iron clad, self contained units are comfortable and just a short stroll to the town centre and all the attractions. Available for casual accommodation as well as long term holidaying,...


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May 28, 2018

Murtoa Farm-View Guest House

Enjoy your stay at this lovely spacious, well equipped 3 bedroom house, run by an Airbnb Superhost Lynell. Featuring charming farm views this guest home is just a short walk to picturesque Lake Marma and Rabl Park. The house sleeps up to 8 guests for a minimum of 2 nights and features: Bedroom 1 –...


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May 27, 2016

Horse Racing

Located at the southern edge of town near Lake Marma, the Murtoa Race Course is another one of Murtoa’s historic institutions. Established in February 1879 racing has been an integral part of the town’s life for the last 120 years. With beautifully maintained all-weather track it provides a wonderful summer and winter training and racing facility...


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May 27, 2016

Rabl Park

  Named after Murtoa’s most prominent doctor and long-resident family, the park was developed by the now-defunct Apex Club over many years. The hard work of this group has seen a wasteland and swamp become a delightful area for public use next to Lake Marma. It has semi-permanent water in an irregular reed lined lake,...


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May 27, 2016

Murtoa Cemetery

  Three kilometres east of town is a well-preserved old cemetery with the first burials recorded as early as 1870s.  It saw war conflicts as well family tragedies since the first settlement. A Marble Memorial Seat featuring a motif of Madonna and a child, created by a local artist Steve Monk, pays tribute to some ...


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May 27, 2016

Lake Marma

  Lake Marma is one of Murtoa’s many wonderful assets. Thanks to abundant birdlife, fish and the most picturesque views of sunrise and sunset, it has always attracted those who long to connect with nature. Originally a small natural swamp it became incorporated into the Wimmera Mallee water supply system over a century ago and...


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